MAURICE FOSTER

Attorney Specializing in Finance agreements & chain of title 📑

 

Maurice Foster is a professional association executive and attorney with over thirty years of career experience in executive management. He was executive director of three renowned national professional membership organizations and has 20 years of program development and management experience at the National Bar Association.

He is skilled at directing consistent achievement of financial objectives, program development and administrative goals for professional organizations. He is principal in the MFoster Legal and Consulting Group where his client services expand a broad array of industries beyond nonprofits, including film production and commercial real estate development. His success and heartfelt endeavors continue as he provides legal and management services to a clientele of corporations, foundations and nonprofits.

Foster’s executive leadership experience includes Executive Director and General Counsel of MegaMind Media (“MegaMind”), an American film production company. With over 140 book titles, MegaMind is the fastest growing film company specializing in books to film adaptations
and original television programming. Foster is also Interim Executive Director of the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest organization of Black attorneys, judges and law professors in America. Foster was Executive Director of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) 2010-2014, which represents American journalists of color working in television, online, newspapers, magazines, and public relations. Every event convened during his tenure was a financial success as proven by the revenue surplus left behind after retiring the association’s prior years of debt. He was Executive Director of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). The organization represents chiefs of police and
law enforcement executives. Foster was Deputy Executive Director of the National Bar Association (NBA) where he helped grow the organization from 1986 – 2010.

Foster is a Speaker/Trainer in nonprofit management and fund development. He convenes a workshop training series in nonprofit management and fund development: Developing Effective Strategies For Nonprofit Fund Development, Role Of The Board And Executive Director In Effective Fundraising, and A Short Guide On How To Fundraise As CEO. He was an International Consultant on Comparative analysis study of East Africa Judicial Systems, Johannesburg, South Africa . Foster also spearheaded the largest multi-million dollar donation of online legal research service to the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Foster is the recipient of numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Partial listings are: Presidential Award, National Association of Black Journalists, 2014; Who’s Who in Black Washington, DC, Who’s Who in Black America Publishing Inc., 2013; Exemplary Service Awards, National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division, 2009; Outstanding Service Awards, National Association of Bench and Bar Spouses, 2008, 2009, 2012; Presidential Awards, National Bar Association, 2008; The Chair’s Award, National Bar Association International Law Section, 2003; Presidential Award, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, 2001; Award of Excellence, National Bar Association, 2000; Outstanding Leadership Award, National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 1998

EDUCATION
● Juris Doctor, Antioch School of Law; Washington, D.C.
● Continuing Studies, Political Science; Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
● Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey